Remembrance Day is coming up. Sure, malls and communities are all a buzz with holiday hoo haw, but Sunday is a perfect time to pause and reflect before we get swept away in a hurricane of glittery light displays, craft fairs and Christmas concerts.
This year, bring the kids to a ceremony on November 11th. Take a moment of silence to honour and remember the men and women who have served, and continue to serve Canada during times of war, conflict and peace and take in the pageantry.
Remembrance Day in Metro Vancouver
We’ve rounded up some posts including reader tips on talking to kids about the meaning of November 11th, a personal essay on how moving it is to attend the big Victory Square ceremony downtown as well as ceremonies around Metro Vancouver.
Ceremonies around Metro Vancouver
Talking to kids about Remembrance Day
Remembrance Day at Victory Square
>> Read this powerful personal essay that explores the haunting ritual of attending the downtown Victory Day Square Ceremony.